Capitol Ruins

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Title

Capitol Ruins

Subject

Old State Capitol
Fires

Description

The ruins of the State Capitol building are still found in Capitol Park in Tuscaloosa. The Alabama State Capitol was located in Tuscaloosa from 1826-1847 and then moved to Montgomery. In 1857 the Capitol building was leased to the Alabama Central Female College. In 1923 the building was destroyed when a construction worker accidentally started a fire.

Source

Tuscaloosa News Archive

Contributor

Betty Slowe (Description)

Type

Photograph

Identifier

297

Coverage

Tuscaloosa (AL)

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

5 inches x 7 inches

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